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    German Chancellor Dr Adenauer at state visit to France.

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    Two large gates open in close up to show a long shot of Elysee Palace. Various shots of President of France General Charles de Gaulle greeting Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany) Dr Konrad Adenauer and they chat informally. MS. Zoom to close up shot of inscription on the inner side of the Arc de Triomphe. MS. Dr Adenauer lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknown soldier in the rain. MS. Military band playing. CU. The Eternal Flame on the Tomb of the Unknown soldier. MS. Dr Adenauer signs book. GV. Arc de Triomphe with crowd around base. CU. Dr Adenauer aboard Seine pleasure boat. Panning shot of barges with occupants on deck to see Dr Adenauer. Two shots of Notre Dame. Good shot of National Assembly. VS. Dr Adenauer visits Rouen, he walks around the historical parts of this Normandy capital. MS. Gironde wine yards a man beats a barrel with hammer. MS. Boys walking on stilts. Various shots of Dr Adenauer and General de Gaulle walk along ranks of French and German troops at Mourmelon near Rheims. Various shots of heavy Patton tanks and French and German armoured scout cars pass saluting base. MS. The two statesmen wave to crowds outside Rheims Cathedral. Two views of Rheims Cathedral. MS. Crowds entering cathedral. High angle shot looking down on congregation in Rheims Cathedral. Various shots of the two statesmen standing together in the cathedral during high mass. Two shots of light pouring through stained glass windows.


    Date found in the old record - 12/06/1962.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:58:00 / 02:02:43:00
    UN 3643 D

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